Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on April 14, 2021
NY is now shifting its attention to the farmers and food production facilities for vaccines. The state says it “will coordinate with local health departments and Federally Qualified Health Centers to bring pop-up vaccination sites to workers, including migrant workers, at their places of employment.” Governor Andrew Cuomo said it is critical to get the vaccine to every part of the state, not just the highly populated areas.
The City of Batavia Fire department responded to a fire at 1 Jerome Place early this morning. At about 5:12am firefighters arrived at the scene and had the blaze under control by 5:27. Due to the intensity of the fire, the home received significant smoke damage to the second floor with minimal water damage to the first floor. One animal was rescued by bystanders prior to fire department arrival and all occupants were able to self-escape.
The Town of Batavia Fire Department Inc is doing its 2021 recruitment drive starting April 24th. From the 24th to the 30th you can call to get a tour of the fire station, speak with a line officer and receive an application packet. The fire department does accept applications from 16 and 17 year old’s, though if you are 16 to 17 you need an adult to accompany you. Call 585 344 3284.
The Buffalo Sabres couldn’t hold on to an early lead last night against the Boston Bruins. The game was lost for the Sabres 3-2 in a shootout. Rasmus Dahlin and Dylan Cozens scored for Buffalo. Their next game is against the Washington Capitals on Thursday.